Gathering of Sisters: A Year With My Old Order Mennonite Family

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Herald Press #ad - The rest of the week is full of laundry, and errands, and work that never ends. Once a week darla weaver bundles her children into the buggy, hitches up her spirited mare, and drives six miles to the farm where she grew up. There she gathers with her four sisters and their children for a day with their mother.

On warm days, the children play and fish and build houses of hay in the barn. In gathering of sisters, weaver writes about her horse-and-buggy Mennonite family and the weekly women s gatherings that keep them connected. In the winter, everyone stays close to the woodstove, with puzzles and games and crocheting.

Gathering of Sisters: A Year With My Old Order Mennonite Family #ad - Spend a day with sisters. Hear straight from amish and mennonite people themselves as they write about their daily lives and deeply rooted faith in the Plainspoken series from Herald Press. No matter the weather, the tuesday get-togethers of this Old Order Mennonite family keep them grounded and centered in their love for God and for each other, even when raising an occasional loving but knowing eyebrow at each other.

But tuesdays is about being sisters, daughters, and mothers. Each book includes a day in the Life of the Author and the author s answers to FAQs about the Amish and Mennonites.

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Homespun: Amish and Mennonite Women in Their Own Words

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Herald Press #ad - Each woman s story is a testament to the grace of God and the blessings of community. Behind amish romance novels and tourist spots and television shows stand real people, with longings and loves just like the rest of us. Every amish and Mennonite woman has a story. This eclectic book will interest any reader who s curious about the plain lifestyle.

Homespun: Amish and Mennonite Women in Their Own Words #ad - Publishers weekly straight from the pens of Amish and Mennonite women. A revealing and wide ranging resource. Lorilee craker, joy, collects these personal writings about hospitality, home, bestselling author of Money Secrets of the Amish, grief, and walks with God. Hear from one woman who struggles with feeling inferior to her sister, from another about her longing for a baby, and from a third who accidentally bought stretchy material to sew her husband s pants.

. In homespun, you get to hear some of them. Ever wish you could visit with a group of amish or Mennonite women over a cup of coffee? In the pages of Homespun, Amish and Plain Mennonite women swap stories and spin yarns while we listen in.

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The Pie Lady: Classic Stories from a Mennonite Cook and Her Friends Plainspoken

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Herald Press #ad - Fans of ruth reichl, sherry gore, and Ree Drummond will love Isaacs’ intimate, delectable writing. For another, it’s Mom serving up creamy chicken and noodles. These are pie lady moments: times of goodness and glamour in the middle of ordinary days. In the pie lady, shyla, mennonite homemaker greta Isaac ushers readers into the kitchens of Velda, and other Pie Ladies as they whip up confections and concoctions that please the mouth and nourish the soul.

The Pie Lady: Classic Stories from a Mennonite Cook and Her Friends Plainspoken #ad - Forget for now the sink full of dishes. Each cook has her own Pie Lady moments. Maybe you brown the gravy and salt it from eighteen inches up. Home cooks will love the recipes that appear in each chapter. Maybe you drop grapefruit slices in a glass of water. Each has a story to tell. Hear straight from amish and mennonite people themselves as they write about their daily lives and deeply rooted faith in the Plainspoken series from Herald Press.

What is a pie lady moment?For one family, it’s breakfast on the patio.

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Anything but Simple: My Life as a Mennonite Plainspoken

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Herald Press #ad - Miller wears long dresses and a prayer covering. Hear straight from amish and mennonite people themselves as they write about their daily lives and deeply rooted faith in the Plainspoken series from Herald Press. Like her grandmother, Lucinda J. Anything but simple is the riveting memoir of a young woman’s rich church tradition, lively family life, and longings for a meaningful future within her Mennonite faith.

Anything but Simple: My Life as a Mennonite Plainspoken #ad - Each book includes “a day in the life of the Author” and the author’s answers to FAQs about the Amish and Mennonites. With a roving curiosity and a sometimes saucy tongue, Miller ushers us into her busy life as a young schoolteacher. Book 5 in the Plainspoken series. But she uses a cellphone and posts status updates on Facebook, too.

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An Introduction to Old Order: and Conservative Mennonite Groups

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Good Books #ad - What holds these people together? why are they growing in number? Where do they live? The Old Order Mennonites are less well known than the Amish, but are similar in many beliefs and practices. This book tells a story which until now has not been available in such an interesting and comprehensive form. Used book in Good Condition.

Others use cars for transportation. Never before has there been such an inside account of these people and their lives. Some old order Mennonites drive horses and buggies. The author spent years conferring and interviewing members of the various groups, trying to portray their history and their story in a fair and accurate manner.

An Introduction to Old Order: and Conservative Mennonite Groups #ad - Conservative mennonite groups vary a great deal, but in general espouse strong faith and family life and believe that how they live should distinguish them from the larger society around them. The author details courtship and wedding practices, dress, methods of worship, transportation, and vocation. An enjoyable, educational, inspiring book.

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Simple Pleasures: Stories from My Life as an Amish Mother Plainspoken, Book Four Plainspoken: Real-life stories of Amish and Mennonites

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Herald Press #ad - Sewing, cooking, cleaning, and helping to manage the family store take up most hours in her day, but Jantzi finds time to pen columns for the Connection, gardening, a magazine beloved by Amish and Mennonite readers. The mother of four young children, Jantzi writes about her daily routines and heartfelt faith with equal measures of wit and warmth.

Simple Pleasures: Stories from My Life as an Amish Mother Plainspoken, Book Four Plainspoken: Real-life stories of Amish and Mennonites #ad - Each book includes a day in the Life of the Author and the author s answers to FAQs about the Amish. Young amish homemaker Marianne Jantzi invites readers into her family s life and Amish community. Used book in Good Condition. Never sugarcoating the frustrations of motherhood, Jantzi tells it like it is, broken washing machine and bickering children and all.

But through her busy days, fellowship with her Amish community, Jantzi finds strength in simple pleasures of family, and quiet time with God. Hear straight from amish people themselves as they write about their daily lives and deeply rooted faith in the Plainspoken series from Herald Press.

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Leaving My Amish World: My True Story

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Fearless Publishing House #ad - Doesn’t god have a bigger purpose for her? wasn’t she meant for more? When Eirene makes a Christian friend, she is hungry to learn more about the loving God who died for her and rose again, a God so unlike the one she’d learned about growing up Amish. Once you start, you won’t be able to put it down.

Ashley emma, bestselling author of Undercover Amish, Amish Under Fire, and more Used book in Good Condition. From getting snowed in by 10 feet of snow to carrying icy buckets of water inside just to make coffee or wash dishes, Eirene remains steadfast in providing the best care she can for her son. This woman’s story touched my heart, and when she was hurt in the story, it was written so beautifully that I could feel her pain.

So many things in this story were absolutely shocking and absolutely heart-wrenching, but there were also so many joyful parts that spoke of the cheerful memories of the author’s childhood, and the close-knit Amish community. But is she willing to leave her family, her community, and everything she's ever known behind? Eirene prays that her story will be in encouragement to a struggling young mother out there wondering if life will ever change or get better.

Leaving My Amish World: My True Story #ad - Please follow eirene on Amazon to be notified of her new releases in the future. This book was so enthralling, I stayed up late into the night to find out what would happen next. Like most amish children, eirene had a carefree childhood in a tight-knit family life in the Old Order Amish community where she grew up Indiana.

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Called to Be Amish: My Journey from Head Majorette to the Old Order Plainspoken

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Herald Pr #ad - Against the wishes of both sets of parents, Marlene and Johnny get married and begin a family. Used book in Good Condition. But nearly fifty years later, Marlene is still living out God's call as an Old Order Amish woman. Fewer than one hundred people have joined the Old Order Amish and stayed since 1950 Turning amish has proven to be anything but plain and simple for this former majorette.

Follow the author on this unusual journey to find out how God s love called her out of bitterness and depression and into the warm embrace of her new Amish community. Marlene C. Miller is one of them. Accompany her as she dons an Amish dress and prayer covering and gets baptized. In this rare memoir, marlene recounts her unhappy and abusive childhood, and how she falls in love with Johnny, how she throws herself into cheerleading and marching band, the gentle young Amish man who helps her lace her ice skates.

Called to Be Amish: My Journey from Head Majorette to the Old Order Plainspoken #ad - Learn how she endures the strain of ten children, a hundred-acre farm, and accidents and tragedy, and find out how she comes close to walking away from it all.

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Inside an Amish Home: A Rare and Intimate Portrait

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Herald Press #ad - It s rare for outsiders to see inside the homes of Old Order Amish people, who live their Christian faith in community, simplicity, and humility. Patterns of work, play, fellowship, and worship become visible, and the warmth and light of the rooms bear witness to their love for God and for each other.

Inside an Amish Home: A Rare and Intimate Portrait #ad - . Welcome to an Amish home. Come in! used book in Good Condition. An amish family in the Midwest gives us a glimpse into the intimate spaces where their family life unfolds.

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A Midwife in Amish Country: Celebrating God's Gift of Life

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Salem Books #ad - Some births kept her from home for days on end; others she missed by heart-pounding seconds. In a midwife in amish country, kim chronicles the escapades of her nine-year apprenticeship grappling with the joys and struggles of homebirth as she tags along with the woman who helped her birth her own children at home.

With drama and insight, under lantern light, she recounts the beauty and painstaking effort of those early years spent catching babies next to crackling woodstoves, and in farmhouses powered by windmills for running water and with outhouses for bathrooms. Yet every birth enthralled her, whether she was halting hemorrhages, blowing air into tiny lungs, or bouncing through wild rides in ambulances.

Her experiences taught her the heart of true midwifery—stroking, wiping, nourishing, hearing, encouraging, tidying, comforting, validating, smoothing, and witnessing. Used book in Good Condition. Sara wickham, and consultant   kim osterholzer, a midwife who's caught over 500 babies since 1993, midwifery lecturer, author, ushers readers behind the doors of Amish homes as she recounts her lively and life-changing adventures learning the heart and craft of midwifery.

A Midwife in Amish Country: Celebrating God's Gift of Life #ad - Too many times to count, self-doubts, and seemingly insurmountable challenges, Kim stumbled home feeling overwhelmed and inadequate—yet as she strained against her misgivings, those sacred moments transformed her into a woman of power and conviction. Slowly, kim learned to play her part as midwife to the Amish—women unflagging in their passion to welcome new lives—and at last, steadily, tried and tested, took her rightful place among them.

Lyrically written and profoundly told … Kim Woodard Osterholzer’s story … embraced me on the first page and held me tight until the very last word. Leslie gould, #1 bestselling and Christy-award winning author “Inspiring in the best of ways.

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Amish Voices: A Collection of Amish Writings

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Herald Press #ad - Why learn about the amish from outsiders when you can learn from the Amish themselves? And why just learn about them when you can learn from them?   Used book in Good Condition. Caring communities. Listen in as they discuss shunning and rumspringa and forgiveness. Brad igou, publisher of amish country news, gives readers a behind-the-scenes tour of Amish life by compiling writing from Family Life, a popular monthly magazine that thousands of Amish people read.

Amish Voices: A Collection of Amish Writings #ad - Strong families. Hear what they think about technology, success, obedience, community, happiness, and change. How do the amish do it? in amish voices, Amish writers share news and advice from their communities and reflect on their daily lives, work, and faith. The nearly nine in ten youth who join the church.

Learn about how the Amish began and what they value. Find out what sustains them in difficult seasons, and how they try to trust God in all things.

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